Praying on the Armor of God

Put on all the armor that God gives, so you can defend yourself against the devil’s tricks. We are not fighting against humans. We are fighting against forces and authorities and against rulers of darkness and powers in the spiritual world. So put on all the armor that God gives. Then when that evil dayContinue reading “Praying on the Armor of God”

Light in the Darkness

Send out your light and your truth; let them guide me. Let them lead me to your holy mountain, to the place where you live. (Psalm 43:3 NLT) “Let there be light,” was God’s first creative word in the midst of primeval darkness (Genesis 1:3 NIV). So when times of darkness and trouble were concealingContinue reading “Light in the Darkness”

Caring About the Spiritual Wellbeing of Others

When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would make arrangements for them to be purified. Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them, thinking, “Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.” This was Job’s regular custom. (Job 1:5 NIV) I like whatContinue reading “Caring About the Spiritual Wellbeing of Others”

Be Careful What You Ask For

Then she made a vow: Oh, God-of-the-Angel-Armies, if you’ll take a good, hard look at my pain, if you’ll quit neglecting me and go into action for me by giving me a son, I’ll give him completely, unreservedly to you. I’ll set him apart for a life of holy discipline. (1 Samuel 1:11 MSG) IContinue reading “Be Careful What You Ask For”

Praying According to His Will

He was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and expand my territory! Please be with me in all that I do, and keep me from all trouble and pain!” And God granted him his request. (1 Chronicles 4:10 NLT) Nothing else is known about Jabez, exceptContinue reading “Praying According to His Will”

The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Child

Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it. (Proverbs 22:6 NLT) While this is only a proverb, it does carry a very important truth. Even psychologists will tell you that the early years of a child’s life are crucial to their development. Therefore, it’s at thisContinue reading “The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Child”